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Where to get help this Bank Holiday

25 August 2020 The following information is from Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Although GP practices are closed this Bank Holiday, Monday 31 August, NHS services including GP appointments are available say health leaders at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Different services are available depending on the medical help required. For non-emergency health [...]

Where to get help this Bank Holiday2020-08-25T11:06:19+01:00

Redeployed SaTH trauma team thanked for hard work at RJAH

24 August 2020 Eight fantastic healthcare workers from SaTH got to have their cake and eat it – at a special afternoon tea laid on to thank them for their hard work at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH). SaTH staff members who have been working at RJAH with Debbie Kadum, Interim Managing Director for the [...]

Redeployed SaTH trauma team thanked for hard work at RJAH2020-08-24T16:37:30+01:00

Don’t let insect bites or stings ruin your summer

17 August 2020 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Enjoying the great outdoors can also mean dealing with insect bites or stings. Health professionals at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are sharing self-care tips for treating them easily at home. Figures show that compared to [...]

Don’t let insect bites or stings ruin your summer2020-08-17T09:26:14+01:00

£2 million funding secured as hospitals prepare for winter

11 August 2020 Shropshire’s acute hospitals have been awarded £2 million as part of a £300 million investment announced by the Government today to help the NHS prepare for winter. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, will use the money to convert the former Wrekin [...]

£2 million funding secured as hospitals prepare for winter2020-08-11T13:05:09+01:00

Hospitals secure £50,000 grant to help address health inequalities

10 August 2020 Shropshire’s acute hospitals have secured almost £50,000 from NHS Charities Together to support a ‘social inclusion’ project aimed at addressing health inequalities in the diverse population they cover. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, will use the money to address [...]

Hospitals secure £50,000 grant to help address health inequalities2020-08-10T09:51:04+01:00

New Improvement Alliance set to improve services for patients in Shropshire

7 August 2020 A leading teaching hospital will provide targeted support to improve services for patients at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has entered an Improvement Alliance with SaTH to provide leadership expertise that will support the Trust to offer clinically safe and sustainable patient services. It will be a [...]

New Improvement Alliance set to improve services for patients in Shropshire2020-08-07T14:06:24+01:00

Sweet fundraising effort by Isla and Fay

5 August 2020 On your marks, get set, bake! Twelve-year-old best friends Isla Linney and Fay Bradley have raised over £200 for SaTH Charity, by holding a local bake sale. Isla Linney and Fay Bradley with Karen Breese There were no soggy bottoms for Isla and Fay, from Meole Village, Shrewsbury, who put their baking skills to good [...]

Sweet fundraising effort by Isla and Fay2020-08-05T09:24:16+01:00

200,000 thank yous to SaTH

5 August 2020 Almost £223,000 has been raised by SaTH Charity in the last three months—almost double the amount raised over the same period last year. In a report to last week’s Trust Board Louise Barnett, Chief Executive, said the figure represents the huge support the Trust has received from local people, local businesses and national support from NHS Charities [...]

200,000 thank yous to SaTH2020-08-05T09:14:07+01:00

Review into handling of RCOG report

21 July 2020 NHS Improvement has today published a report following a review of the way SaTH handled a report produced by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) on Maternity Services at the Trust. The report can be seen here. Ben Reid, Chair of SaTH, said: “I accept the findings of the report of the investigation into SaTH’s handling [...]

Review into handling of RCOG report2020-07-21T11:19:07+01:00

Open letter to the people served by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

21 July 2020 An independent review, led by experienced midwife Donna Ockenden, is looking into maternity cases involving families from our communities. Today, we know that the total number of families whose cases are being reviewed is 1,862. We recognise that this will be concerning, both for those families and everyone in our communities, who depend on us for their [...]

Open letter to the people served by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust2020-07-21T09:43:23+01:00